- ASSET Coalition Rallies As Repeal Bills Kick Off Renewed Estate Tax Debate
June 19 2013 8:16 PM ET
WASHINGTON, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- A bill to repeal the death tax was introduced at a press conference today by Senator John Thune (R-ND) and Representative Kevin Brady (R-TX). Americans Standing for the Simplification of the Estate Tax (ASSET) commends the work of Senator Thune and Rep. Brady for their efforts to reform current tax law. ASSET hails the efforts to help small businesses and family farmers who are the primary targets of the current estate tax law.
- Hawaiian Electric seeks to speed up development of low-cost renewable energy for Oahu
June 19 2013 8:15 PM ET
HONOLULU, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- To accelerate the development of renewable energy resources, Hawaiian Electric Company (HECO), subsidiary of Hawaiian Electric Industries, Inc. (NYSE: HE), has asked the Public Utilities Commission for permission to negotiate with five proposed projects that could quickly provide low-cost electricity for Oahu.
- Truett-Hurst, Inc. Announces Pricing Of Initial Public Offering
June 19 2013 8:00 PM ET
HEALDSBURG, Calif., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Truett-Hurst, Inc. ("Truett") today announced the pricing of its initial public offering of 2,700,000 shares of its Class A common stock at a price to the public of $6.00 per share. The shares will be listed on the Nasdaq Capital Market beginning on June 20, 2013 and will trade under the symbol "THST." The offering is expected to close on June 25, 2013.
- Revolt TV Finalizes National Carriage Deal With Time Warner Cable
June 19 2013 8:00 PM ET
LOS ANGELES, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Revolt TV, the upcoming cable network led by Sean Combs, has finalized a national carriage agreement with Time Warner Cable (TWC), it was announced today. Together with previously announced distribution, this will make Revolt one of the largest launches in cable TV history when it goes live this fall.
- RetailCapital's Ryan Rosett Joins CEO Corner of DailyFunder
June 19 2013 7:51 PM ET
NEW YORK, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- DailyFunder.com ("DF"), the official forum for the alternative business lending industry, has added Ryan Rosett to its list of chief executives enrolled in the CEO Corner. Rosett is the CEO of RetailCapital in Troy, MI.
The co-founders of DF met Rosett's acquaintance at the ETA Expo in New Orleans six weeks ago and were impressed with the technology they had created for their sales partners.
- Gothic Thriller "Hemlock Grove" Back On Netflix For A Second Season
June 19 2013 7:30 PM ET
BEVERLY HILLS, Calif., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Netflix Original Series "Hemlock Grove," a riveting and eerie mystery from executive producer Eli Roth and based on Brian McGreevy's novel of the same name, will return with a second season next year. Seasoned showrunner Charles H. (Chic) Eglee ("The Walking Dead," "Dexter," "The Shield") joins the popular series as executive producer in season two.
- Morguard Sunstone Real Estate Income Fund Liquidation and Payment Schedule
June 19 2013 7:21 PM ET
VANCOUVER, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Sunstone Investment Management Inc.
(the "Manager"), the manager for Morguard Sunstone Real Estate Income Fund (the "Fund") (TSX: MSN.UN), announces that the portfolio of the Fund has been
entirely liquidated to cash as part of the process to wind-up the Fund.
- Essar Steel Algoma Reports Fourth Quarter Results for Fiscal Year 2013
June 19 2013 7:10 PM ET
SAULT STE. MARIE, ON, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Essar Steel Algoma Inc.
reported today EBITDA earnings of $8.1 million for the three month
period ending March 31, 2013. EBITDA, excluding exceptional items, for
fiscal year 2013 was $57.3 million as compared to $321 million for
fiscal 2012. The decline from fiscal year 2012 is attributed to lower
shipments, depressed selling prices and higher than market iron ore
costs. EBITDA is a meaningful indicator of the Company's
- Race Across America Powered By Trane Speeds Through Indiana
June 19 2013 6:54 PM ET
TYLER, Texas, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 20, Race Across America (RAAM) Powered by Trane, the world's toughest and longest-running cycling race, will cross through Indiana, just south of Indianapolis. Trane, a leading global provider of indoor comfort solutions and services and brand of Ingersoll Rand (NYSE: IR) with offices in Carmel, Ind., is commemorating its 100th anniversary by aligning its reputation for unstoppable reliability with the world's most unstoppable athletes as RAAM's first-ever presenting sponsor.
- Lender Processing Services, Inc. Announces an Adjustment to the Consideration Mix in Its Acquisition by Fidelity National Financial, Inc.
June 19 2013 6:46 PM ET
JACKSONVILLE, Fla., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Lender Processing Services, Inc. (NYSE:LPS), a leading provider of integrated technology, services, data and analytics to the mortgage and real estate industries, today announced that Fidelity National Financial, Inc. (NYSE: FNF) has exercised its option to adjust the consideration mix in its previously announced acquisition of LPS by increasing the cash component of the total consideration by approximately $500 million and correspondingly decreasing the stock component of the total consideration by an equal amount.
- U.S. Market Cap Guidelines Updated and Several Constituent Changes Announced for the S&P SmallCap 600
June 19 2013 6:41 PM ET
NEW YORK, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- S&P Dow Jones Indices is updating the market cap guidelines for its U.S. indices. Effective today, the new guidelines are:
- Motorcyclists rally in Washington, D.C., seeking independent testing of E15 fuel blend
June 19 2013 6:37 PM ET
PICKERINGTON, Ohio, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Motorcyclists and federal lawmakers spoke out about their concerns over E15 fuel in a rally at the U.S. Capitol on Wednesday, June 19. The riders gathered to urge their senators and representatives to call for independent testing of the E15 ethanol fuel blend in motorcycle and all-terrain vehicle engines before it is allowed for sale at retail gas stations.
- Ferrara Jerum International Announces Formation of Property Leasing Group
June 19 2013 6:36 PM ET
ROCHESTER, N.Y., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Ferrara Jerum International today announced the formation of a property leasing group and retained the services of Michael A. Smith to lead the group.
- Tanis Communications Nabs Two Stevie® Awards
June 19 2013 6:22 PM ET
SAN JOSE, Calif., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Tanis Communications, Inc., a leading Silicon Valley marketing and communications services firm, won Gold and Bronze Stevie Awards® for the Communications/PR Campaign of the Year - Marketing - Business-to-Business for their work with Terracotta, and Communications Team of the Year, on behalf of Oclaro, in the 11th Annual American Business Awards.
- ulrich medical USA® Releases Lateral Endplates for Flagship Product obelisc® Vertebral Body Replacement Device
June 19 2013 6:21 PM ET
ST. LOUIS, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ulrich medical USA, Inc., today announced the U.S. market release of rectangular lateral endplates for the obelisc Vertebral Body Replacement System which is a spinal implant device used in complex spine surgery for trauma/tumor applications.
- Consumer Watchdog Praises Mozilla For Taking New Steps To Protect Privacy Online
June 19 2013 6:19 PM ET
SANTA MONICA, Calif., June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Consumer Watchdog today praised Mozilla as the nonprofit foundation announced it would move forward with addition of a setting in its popular Firefox browser to block the most intrusive tracking "cookies" by default.
Cookies are little bits of computer code that can be placed on a browser so that your activity can be tracked as you surf across the web. The most invasive tracking is done by sites the user hasn't even visited -- so-called 3rd-party sites, Consumer Watchdog said.
- The Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc. Declares Income And Capital Gain Distributions
June 19 2013 6:04 PM ET
NEW YORK, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The Board of Directors of The Swiss Helvetia Fund, Inc., a closed-end investment company, announced today the declaration of net investment income and long-term capital gain distributions in the amount of $0.036 per share and $0.037 per share, respectively. The distributions will be paid on July 29, 2013, in cash, to stockholders of record on June 24, 2013. The distributions will trade "ex-dividend" on June 20, 2013.
- ProfNet Experts Available on Medicaid, Gene Patent Case
June 19 2013 6:03 PM ET
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- Wowjoint Holdings Limited Reports Fourth Quarter & Fiscal Year 2012 Financial Results
June 19 2013 6:00 PM ET
BEIJING, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Wowjoint Holdings Limited ("Wowjoint," or the "Company") (OTC: BWOWF), China's innovative infrastructure solutions provider of customized heavy duty lifting and carrying machinery, reported today financial results for the fourth quarter and full year of 2012.
Full Year Ended December 31, 2012
- Iowa Farm Family Unleashes BusterBall™ -- And The World Will Never Be The Same
June 19 2013 6:00 PM ET
OTTUMWA, Iowa, June 19, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Straight from America's heartland comes a hot new 3D game app that demands determination, skill and a thick skin. BusterBall™ – the first video game app created by Full Sea Productions – is now available for download on iPhone, iPad and iPod.
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